Asian Investment Conference 2021
CEO, Pine Labs
Amrish Rau is CEO of Pine Labs. He leads the company's growth and expansion in Asia and beyond. He has over two decades of rich experience in the financial technology (FinTech) industry, having run large FinTech organizations.
Prior to joining Pine Labs, Mr. Rau was Head of Financial Technology Investments and Partnerships for Naspers where he was responsible for increasing the company's footprint in the FinTech sector.
Mr. Rau started his FinTech journey with First Data Corporation in 2005. As Managing Director at First Data Asia, he helped build a market-leading payments joint venture with ICICI Bank. As CEO of First Data Merchant Solutions Asia, he was responsible for all operations in the South Asian and South East Asian markets. Prior to joining First Data, Mr. Rau spent eight years with NCR Corporation where he started in business development, before going on to head the company's data warehousing and customer relationship management division, Teradata, as Managing Director.
In 2013, Mr. Rau founded CitrusPay. CitrusPay was then subsequently acquired by PayU in 2016 for US$150 million.